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Annual Extension plant sale and open house date set

Save the date for annual Extension plant sale and open house

Post Date:09/06/2019 8:00 AM

Circle Oct. 12 on your calendar, so you don't miss a one-of-a-kind event featuring great plants for your landscape and information about Sarasota County Extension services. 52591485_2596131727069407_8351576869283299328_o

The 14th Annual Master Gardener Plant Sale and EdFest is set for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 12, at the UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County office and grounds, Twin Lakes Park, 6700 Clark Road, Sarasota.

At this family-friendly event, choose from among hundreds of shrubs, trees, palms, annuals, herbs and other plant varieties identified as "Florida-friendly" by the University of Florida, and get gardening and landscaping advice from Extension-trained Master Gardener Volunteers.

EdFest booths and demonstrations will highlight the array of programs and services offered through Extension, from gardening advice to youth development.

Admission is free, with plant purchases available by cash or check. Proceeds from sales benefit the Sarasota County Master Gardener program efforts to support school gardens and community projects.

For more information, call 941-861-5000.

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